Tag Archive: Reuters

ancestral land war

Guarani Kaiowa Indians gather at the place where fellow Indian, 15-year-old Denilson Barbosa, was killed by farmer Orlandino Carneiro who was occupying the ancestral land they call Tekoha Pindo Roky, in Caarapo, Mato… Continue reading


Protesters run from the clouds of tear gas during an anti-government protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 30, 2013. Police clashed with demonstrators in the streets a few hours before the… Continue reading


Karojepom, a 3 years old Munduruku indigenous child, stands near policemen of the National Security Force as Amazon natives from different tribes occupy the main construction site of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, near… Continue reading

press blackout

Three journalists were ejected from a Brazilian construction site where indigenous protesters have paralyzed work on a dam in the Brazilian state of Pará on Friday, May 3, World Press Freedom Day. Two… Continue reading

a world without smiles

The city of Salvador, Brazil, has suffered from an unprecedented wave of deadly violence with an increase of more than 250% in the murder rate according to the Brazilian Center for Latin American… Continue reading


People gather in Salvador da Bahia to celebrate Yemanjá, in Rio Vermelho Beach, February 2, 2013. Devotees offer flowers to Yemanja, also known as the Queen of the Sea, before entering the water.

Waiting for the rain

Even a backcountry farmer accustomed to the sun’s heat no longer knows what to do when faced with the worst drought that Brazil’s northeast has seen in 50 years. Hildefonso Santos, 64,  stands inside… Continue reading


Reuters best photos of the year 2012 | Munduruku indigenous people point their bows and arrows at a police helicopter flying over the barrier of the Belo Monte Dam’s construction site in northern Brazil, June 15,… Continue reading


The Guarani are the largest brazillian indigenous people, with an average of more than 50,000 individuals they are most gathered in Mato Grosso do Sul, near the border with Paraguay. The group suffers from… Continue reading

the dam

Amazonian natives climb up an artificial barrier which is part of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam project to block heavy machinery from being used, on October, 2012, in a protest against the violation of their… Continue reading

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